The handbook of community safety, gender and violence prevention: practical planning tools

Introduction to the issues -- What this book is, and is not -- Challenging the traditional crime and punishment approach -- Box 1: What are high income and low income countries? -- Developing a new framework for community safety and violence prevention -- Brief outline of the rest of the book -- Def...

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Main Author: Whitzman, Carolyn
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London [u.a.] Earthscan 2008
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Summary:Introduction to the issues -- What this book is, and is not -- Challenging the traditional crime and punishment approach -- Box 1: What are high income and low income countries? -- Developing a new framework for community safety and violence prevention -- Brief outline of the rest of the book -- Defining the problem: the prevalence of violence and insecurity -- Defining community safety and violence -- Box 2: Violence: a lexicon -- The prevalence of violence: an overview -- Box 3. Violence versus crime -- Violence across the life course: -- Childhood 0-14 -- Youth and young adulthood 15-29 -- Adulthood 30-59 -- Old age 60 plus -- Violence and insecurity -- Box 4. A short note on "race" and violence -- Summary: a largely private issue or a public concern? -- Box 5. Violence in a global city: a thought experiment -- Analysing the problem: causes, impacts, and prevention of violence -- Root causes of violence/ risk and resilience factors -- The costs of violence -- The prevention of violence -- Conclusion: from analysis to action on violence prevention -- Coordinated community safety: from local to global -- Coordination and the question of scales -- Box 6. Environmental determinants of health -- Coordination at the neighbourhood scale -- Box 7. Neighbourhood capacity building in Buenos Aires -- Box 8. Reducing crime and violence in a Danish housing estate -- Coordination at the city scale -- Box 9. Community safety begins at home: coordinated intimate partner abuse prevention in Duluth US and London UK
Box 10. Bogota's integral plan on security and co-existence -- Box 11. Community safety in rural areas: British Columbia Canada and Kadjebi Ghana -- Coordination at the nation scale -- Box 12. Tanzania: an example of local to national up-scaling -- Box 13. New Zealand's top-down approach -- Coordination at the regional scale and international scales -- Box 14. Raising voices in East and Southern Africa -- Conclusion: coordination at various scales and the question of good governance -- The process of community safety planning -- Stage one: deciding on the problem and developing partnerships -- Box 15. Potential partners -- Box 16. Defining the problem and developing leadership in Toronto 1988-1991 -- Stage two: Diagnostic tools and consultation on safety -- Box 17. Victimization surveys: a case study of Papua New Guinea -- Box 18. Victimization surveys in rural British Colombia and Pakistan -- Box 19: Safety audits: what works and what doesn't (Russia, UK, Australia, Canada) -- Stage three: developing work plans based on a logic framework -- Box 20. A logic-based workplan in Cardiff -- Box 21. Questioning appeals to community -- Stage four: implementing work plans -- Stage five: evaluation: the hardest part -- Stage six: modification, maintenance, and mainstreaming -- Box 22. Successive community safety processes: the example of the Toronto Safe City Committee 1990-2007 -- The components of community safety -- Early childhood strategies -- Box 23. Men working with men to become better fathers in Mexico and south africa -- Box 24. the international growth of mother's centres in eastern Europe -- School-based interventions -- Box 25. Community building around schools in Stockholm -- Box 26. A comprehensive violence prevention curriculum in rural Canada -- Community economic development approaches -- Box 27. Generating employment and safety in Durban -- Getting the message out: public awareness -- Capacity building and the question of self-defense -- Service integration -- Box 28. Developing services in Bacolod Philippines -- Safer spaces: spatial policies -- Box 29. Inclusive parks in Toronto and Melbourne -- Policing -- Box 30. Community police stations in Mumbai -- Legal and correctional approaches -- Conclusion: a wide menu of community safety strategies -- Conclusions -- What are the principles of good practice in the field? -- Mainstreaming gender and overcoming the public private divide -- Evaluation and publicizing good practice -- The possible futures of community safety and violence prevention
Physical Description:XII, 276 S.
ISBN:9781844075027
9781844075010